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Statutes > Nebraska > Chapter48 > 48-1114

48-1114. Opposition to unlawful practice; participation in investigation; discrimination prohibited.It shall be an unlawful employment practice for an employer to discriminate against any of his or her employees or applicants for employment, for an employment agency to discriminate against any individual, or for a labor organization to discriminate against any member thereof or applicant for membership, because he or she (1) has opposed any practice made an unlawful employment practice by the Nebraska Fair Employment Practice Act, (2) has made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation, proceeding, or hearing under the act, or (3) has opposed any practice or refused to carry out any action unlawful under federal law or the laws of this state. SourceLaws 1965, c. 276, § 14, p. 788; Laws 1985, LB 324, § 2; Laws 1986, LB 1108, § 2; Laws 1993, LB 360, § 14.AnnotationsThe unlawful practice, the opposition to which is protected by subdivision (3) of this section, is that of the employer and not that of fellow employees. Wolfe v. Becton Dickinson & Co., 266 Neb. 53, 662 N.W.2d 599 (2003).